What a show! A lot is packed into this week's episode, including a look at how companies are increasingly under-the-gun in an age of social justice, with consumers demanding more than platitudes and simple statements of support of the Black Lives Matter movement -- they want real action. We also welcome journalist Danny Lee from the South China Morning Post to talk about the surprise bailout of Cathay Pacific by the Hong Kong government and how COVID-19 has decimated airlines globally.
Ewan shines some light on a story that didn't manage to break through in a busy news week: the US has taken a startlingly punitive stance against the International Criminal Court.
We also explore the war underway in the New York Times newsroom, furore over JK Rowling and trans activists, and the awkward conversation between comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Marc Maron.
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Links and Sources:
- Breaking the Law: How the State Weaponizes an Unjust Criminal Justice System - Globe and Mail
- The Outcry over 'Both Sides' Journalism - New York Times
- J.K. Rowling Writes about Her Reasons for Speaking Out on Sex and Gender Issues - J.K. Rowing's Blog
- Jerry Seinfeld - WTF Pod with Marc Maron